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    Devotionals,  Uncategorized

    Happy new year! What is your resolution?

    It’s January 5th and I’ve yet to say Happy New Year, or boast about my New Years Resolutions. I have never really placed much emphasis on resolutions, because in my opinion they are a bit of a waste of time to dwell on. Resolution by definition, is a decision to do, or not to do. To solve a problem in your life, or simply go for a goal you have been putting off. I’ve heard it said, “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the PRESENT.” I am not entirely sure who wrote that, since many people have quoted…

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    This Old House

     “For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.” – 2 Corinthians 5:1 (NIV) I got married in August of last year and moved to a house about a half hour away from where I lived. It was not my first choice, since it was so far out, but also because I knew this house was old and needed a lot work. I judged it because of its imperfections much like a person looks in the mirror and judges their flaws. It wasn’t until I dared to stop looking and dwelling on…

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    Resolutions

    “Peace of mind makes the body healthy.” – Proverbs 14:30 Every year we make resolutions to be healthier in all aspects of life, whether it is losing weight, exercising, eating healthier, and even creating healthy financial goals.  “Out with the old, and in with the new,” states the adage of old.   Due to lack of motivation the novelty usually wears off.  But often times we forget that health also involve taking care of our spirit man.   It is said that positive thinking often leads to positive outcomes; however, It’s hard in this day in age to find peace in our mind and hearts, because were so accustom to fast paced…